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Ring

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka (Amtalqa)
568–555 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter of ring: .025 x .022; plaque: .011 x .009

Accession Number

20.264

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Spiral fluted gold wire with rectangle of green amazonite.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Amtalqa, (Pyramid 9 at Nuri), January 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition